Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Brazil
Vale was known as Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) until Nov 2007. For items about the company prior to Nov 2007, see our website section on Companhia Vale do Rio Doce.
Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Author: Intl. Council on Mining & Metals
...ICMM member companies commit to actively support or help develop partnerships...with the aim of enhancing the social and economic contribution of mining... [M]ember companies will...:...
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Author: Martin Creamer, Mining Weekly
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Author: Michael Smith, Adriana Brasileiro, Bloomberg Markets
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Author: Carbon Disclosure Project
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Brazilian First Lady discusses fight against child and adolescent exploitation and the promotion of World Congress III with business sector
Author: Agência Brasil
Business people and federal government representatives – including the Brazilian First Lady, Marisa Letícia – met on Wednesday (Sept. 18) to discuss strategies for fighting child sexual exploitation...the Chairperson of the Brazilian Communications...
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Author: Diana Kinch, Bloomberg
For decades, Valeria Paye Pereira and her tribe of Tiriyo Indians in Brazil's Para state have fought wildcat miners...[who] have cut trees, polluted waters and attacked the tribe's wood-and-straw homes. Now, the 1,100-member tribe is taking its fight...
Author: Milagros Salazar, IPS
El Tribunal Permanente de los Pueblos emitió una sanción moral contra las prácticas de 24 corporaciones europeas y los Estados que permiten la vulneración de derechos. El dictamen será enviado a cinco instancias internacionales, a los países afectados...
Author: Devon Maylie, Wall Street Journal
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Author: BBC News
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